Brenda Guiled

Biography

Brenda Guiled (rhymes with `wild`) is the author of non-fiction and fiction works for adults and children, published as books, curriculum materials, in newspapers, and more.
As an illustrator, she works in watercolours and digitally. She studies and teaches kara-te, the life art of open/empty hand.
She is married to Don Gillespie, has two grown children, and lives on Salt Spring Island.

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Books

Winter of the Shifting Stars: Children's Story of a Lakota-Sioux Family, 1833
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Winter of the Shifting Stars is a fictional, illustrated story about a year in the life of a 10-year-old Lakota-Sioux girl, set in the year 1833. Enemy warriors had killed Blue Whirlwind’s father the previous year. Her village must prepare for war, to avenge this death, while continuing their traditional activities through the 13 moons of the year.
Spinster of Science: A Memoir, From Girlhood To B.Sc. Graduate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A coming-of-age story about a girl with notions of becoming a scientist, to forward intelligent, sustainable human life on earth. What a gauntlet to run, overcoming stumbling blocks and thwartings without end. What an education, in how nature works, people behave, and human systems operate. What a graduation, into a world where science continues its many bad habits, to the detriment of all nature.
Christmas Island
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
A great Christmas Eve book for kids. A brightly illustrated story an elf named Finn, who knew Santa since he was a boy. He tells amazing stories to 8-year-old Penny on a lonely Christmas Eve. She's in a strange house with only a babysitter, waiting for cousin Matt to fly home after getting lost on Christmas Island. He's got amazing stories to tell, too, about his Christmas Island adventure.

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